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  • WA: Man shot, critically injured in University Place after allegedly jumping a couple

    04/25/2020 7:19:13 AM PDT · by marktwain · 40 replies ^ | 21 April, 2020 | Stacia Glenn
    The victim and his girlfriend told detectives they were walking west on 40th Street West when they noticed two men who appeared to be following them. They allegedly stopped at one point to allow the men to pass, but the suspects also stopped. “He said the suspect grabbed him by the throat and said, ‘This is how it’s gonna go down,’” sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer said. The victim told deputies he was afraid for his life and shot the other man once or twice.
  • Florida man shoots at three armed robbers who broke into his home

    04/17/2020 1:05:44 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 36 replies ^ | April 15, 2020 | Tamar Lapin
    Three armed robbers got the shock of their lives when they broke into a Florida apartment — and were shot at by the person inside, police said. Chilling surveillance video shows the trio walking up to a second-story Neptune Beach residence on Tuesday evening, as one of them uses his body to push in the door. Seconds later, about five gunshots ring out and the three men scurrying out, with one even leaping over the balcony to the ground. Police said one of the home invaders was shot in the chest and was being treated at a hospital, local outlet WJXT...
  • Man with concealed carry permit shoots 3 teens on SEPTA bus in Northeast Philadelphia

    04/16/2020 11:52:22 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 123 replies
    ABC Action News ^ | 04/16/2020 | Corey Davis
    Police said a man is claiming self-defense after shooting three teens while riding on a SEPTA bus in Northeast Philadelphia Thursday. Investigators said the three teenagers were in a physical altercation with the shooter while riding on the Route 58 SEPTA bus around 1 a.m. Police are still working to determine what led to the altercation and shooting. Investigators said the three teens approached a 24-year-old man who was sitting in the back of the bus. For some reason, they got into a physical altercation, and during that time police said the victim ended up shooting each of the teens.
  • Doorbell Camera Captures Audio From Moment Alleged Home Intruder Was Shot in Neptune Beach

    04/15/2020 11:30:05 PM PDT · by grundle · 15 replies ^ | April 15, 2020
    A person was reportedly shot in Neptune Beach, Florida, on April 14, after allegedly breaking into a home. The home’s doorbell camera captured audio of the suspected break-in, and police are searching for suspects. In the video, a hooded man can be seen repeatedly rushing the front door, eventually getting through, followed by two others. Gunshots can be heard and the three suspects run from the home. The Neptune Beach Police tweeted on their official Twitter account that they have been searching for suspects and urged the public to provide any information to the police tip-line. The person shot was...
  • Never Give Warnings Or Fire Warning Shots: Just Shoot The Threat

    02/01/2020 7:57:24 PM PST · by PROCON · 115 replies ^ | July 12, 2017 | Sam Hoober
    If you’ve never seen the Sergio Leone film “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly,” one of the characters admonishes a would-be assassin “When you have to shoot, shoot; don’t talk” after having dispatched him. Something like that exact sentiment is why warning shots, verbal warnings and other attempts to dissuade a violent attacker are a bad idea. If the threat is real, draw from your concealed carry holster and fire – and stop the threat.Warning Shots Will Only Land You In JailWarning shots sound great on paper. The gunshot will frighten the bad person enough so they give up...
  • Police: Pizza Delivery Driver Shoots 3 Of 4 Suspects Trying To Rob Him

    01/24/2020 4:40:51 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 50 replies
    CBS Los Angeles ^ | January 23, 2020
    A pizza delivery driver shot three of four suspects who tried to rob him during a late-night delivery, police in North Carolina said. The man said he was delivering a pizza at an apartment complex in east Charlotte late Monday night when he was approached by four suspects who pointed what appeared to be an assault rifle at his head, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. The driver then pulled out his own pistol and fired at the suspects, causing them to flee the scene, CBS affiliate WBTV reported. WBTV News âś” @WBTV_News #BREAKING UPDATE: Three people were shot during...
  • FLASHBACK: Biden Called Texas Governor 'Irrational' for Allowing Guns in Places of Worship

    12/30/2019 3:55:10 PM PST · by grundle · 14 replies ^ | December 29, 2019 | Bronson Stocking
    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden criticized the Governor of Texas for signing a bill that allows law-abiding Texans to defend themselves with firearms in places of worship. On Sunday, an armed man stopped a gunman in Texas after the gunman opened fire during church services. The shooting happened as parishioners took part in communion at the West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement, Texas. It's been reported that one person was pronounced dead at the scene, another died en route to the hospital and another remains in critical condition. Service was being livestreamed at the moment the gunman opened...
  • Armed parishioners saved 'untold number of lives.' This law made it legal to have guns in church

    12/30/2019 1:32:44 PM PST · by grundle · 25 replies ^ | December 30, 2019 | Hollie Silverman
    A shooter at a church in White Settlement, Texas, was taken down by parishioners with guns seconds after he began firing Sunday. Those parishioners, who were also volunteer members of the church's security team, are able to carry guns into church due to a law passed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in response to another deadly church shooting that took the lives of 26 people in 2017. Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick referred to the law during a Sunday night press conference, saying that it was passed following the deadly shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs. It took...
  • Video: When some idiot tried to carry out a mass shooting at a church in Texas...

    12/29/2019 5:24:21 PM PST · by grundle · 79 replies
    Wordpress ^ | December 29, 2019 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Video: When some idiot tried to carry out a mass shooting at a church in Texas, several other people immediately pulled out their own guns and stopped him. We’ll never know how many lives they saved. I live i Squirrel Hill, where 11 innocent people were shot and killed at a synagogue last year.In Texas, just today, when some idiot tried to carry out a mass shooting at a church in Texas, several other people immediately pulled out their own guns and stopped him.It’s a good thing that it’s legal for law abiding citizens to carry guns in churches in Texas.We’ll...
  • Church shooting in White Settlement, Texas, leaves three injured

    12/29/2019 11:05:31 AM PST · by Meatspace · 79 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/29/29 | Eric Levenson
    Three people were shot at the West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement, Texas, on Sunday, Fort Worth Fire Department spokesman Mike Drivdahl said. Police got a call just before 10 a.m. about people with gunshot wounds at the church in White Settlement, a suburb just west of Fort Worth, Drivdahl said.
  • Church of Christ Shooting: 2 Dead, 1 Critical In White Settlement, Texas

    12/29/2019 10:30:50 AM PST · by \/\/ayne · 173 replies ^ | Dec 29, 2019 | Emily Bicks
    Two people have been killed, and on critically injured after a shooting took place at the West Freeway Church of Christ located in Texas. MedStar spokeswoman Macara Trusty confirmed that one person died at the scene of the shooting, and one person died en route to a hospital. A third victim was transported to a hospital in critical condition. The Church of Christ was live-streaming their Sunday services on their YouTube channel, and while the motive remains unclear, a man is seen running in a firing off shots while church-goers ducked under their seats in fear, as reported by the...
  • Texas resident grabs his shotgun and shoots, kills 3 home invaders

    12/23/2019 5:41:07 PM PST · by lowbridge · 72 replies
    abc ^ | December 23, 2019 | Emily Shapiro
    A Texas resident grabbed his shotgun and shot and killed three men when they allegedly broke into his home, authorities said. Early Monday morning, one of the two residents of a trailer home in Channelview -- about 20 miles east of Houston -- heard a "commotion" outside, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. He then saw several men in dark clothing -- possibly one armed -- force their way inside, the sheriff said at a news conference. That resident ran to hide, while his roommate, armed with a shotgun, exchanged gunfire with the suspects, Gonzalez said. The armed resident...
  • Clerk fatally shoots armed suspect who robbed, pistol whipped him [profanity]

    12/23/2019 5:44:49 PM PST · by grundle · 30 replies
    YouTube ^ | December 23, 2019
  • Meet the Dutch girls who seduced Nazis — and lured them to their deaths [armed citizens killing Nazis]

    12/15/2019 6:06:54 AM PST · by grundle · 81 replies
    New York Post ^ | Isabel Vincent
    Hannie Schaft and Freddie Oversteegen (right) used good looks and flirtatious ruses to coax Nazis out of Dutch bars and to their deaths -- at times pulling the triggers themselves. Truus Oversteegen (pictured with rifle) worked along side Hannie and Freddie. When she came across a Nazi killing an infant by repeatedly swinging its tiny body against a brick wall, Truus Oversteegen didnÂ’t flinch. The freckle-faced teenager, who was just three months shy of her 17th birthday when Germany invaded the Netherlands in May 1940, was a newly minted member of the Dutch resistance. She had been mostly assigned to...
  • 12/12/2019 - VA-ALERT: So much for the Governor's threat: 8 new sanctuaries on Thursday, December 12! (91 Total Localities)

    12/13/2019 9:35:04 AM PST · by Perseverando · 44 replies ^ | December 12, 2019 | Philip Van Cleave
    The Governor's threat of using the National Guard to enforce unconstitutional gun-laws if localities become 2A Sanctuaries wasn't even a speed bump for the tsunami coming his way! Tonight, 7 localities became sanctuaries and we missed one from Monday. The total is now 91 localities! (See new photos and complete list of current sanctuaries on the main page.) New sanctuaries: Grayson County - unanimous, large crowd, Sheriff Vaughn willing to deputize citizens to protect the 2A Isle of Wight County - unanimous Lancaster County - unanimous, overflow crowd Lunenburg County - unanimous Town of Mineral - 5 to 1...
  • 'The law is the law': Virginia Democrats float prosecution and National Guard for police who fail to enforce gun control legislation

    12/12/2019 3:44:33 AM PST · by Erik Latranyi · 314 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11 December 2019 | Kerry Picket
    Democratic lawmakers on Capitol Hill say local police who do not enforce gun control measures likely to pass in Virginia should face prosecution and even threats of the National Guard. After November's Virginia Legislature elections that led to Democrats taking control of both chambers, the gun control legislation proposed by some Democrats moved forward, including universal background checks, an “assault weapons” ban, and a red flag law. Legal firearm owners in the state, however, joined with their sheriffs to form Second Amendment sanctuary counties, which declare the authorities in these municipalities uphold the Second Amendment in the face of any...
  • Family Of Slain Sailor Calls For End To Gun Ban On Bases

    12/11/2019 11:50:39 AM PST · by PROCON · 24 replies ^ | Dec. 10, 2019 | Cam Edwards
    There is no doubt that Joshua Watson died a hero. The sailor, stationed at Naval Air Station Pensacola as he trained to become a Navy aviator, was shot multiple times by a wanna-be terrorist and Saudi pilot, but managed to escape the classroom where the shooting took place and alert responders to the location of the attack and who was responsible before succumbing to his injuries. One thing Joshua Watson couldn’t do was shoot back, and as Fox News reports, his grieving family is now speaking out in support of allowing members of the military to be armed on base....
  • Virginia County Passes Militia Resolution to Prepare for Potential Gun Control Wave

    12/09/2019 5:02:17 PM PST · by Farcesensitive · 27 replies
    BLP ^ | Dec 9, 2019 | Jose Nino
    As a result of a number of proposed anti-gun bills in Virginia, many of its cities and counties have declared themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries. However, one county went above and beyond by passing a Militia Resolution. This resolution codifies the establishment and maintenance of a de facto militia in Tazewell county. Firearms News reached out to the Tazewell councilman Thomas Lester, who is also a professor of American History and Political Science. Lester argued, “Declaring our county a Second Amendment Sanctuary is a great first step, however, Virginia is unique because of its constitution. Under Article 1 section 13 of...
  • The Futility of Gun Regulations: From Ghost Guns to Background Checks

    12/09/2019 8:27:31 AM PST · by rogerantone1 · 19 replies
    Townhall ^ | December 1, 2019 | John R. Lott, Jr.
    It seems obvious: Restrict gun access and people will be safer. Everything from gun bans to background checks keep being pushed as the solutions. But theory and practice don’t always match. Too often restrictions don’t stop criminals and only disarm law-abiding citizens, particularly poor minorities. This only makes life easier for criminals.
  • Americans own 423M guns & 8.1B rounds of ammunition, latest data shows

    12/07/2019 10:26:40 AM PST · by PROCON · 99 replies ^ | Dec. 5, 2019 | KYLE PERISIC
    Rates of firearm ownership and gun sales are on the rise despite calls for gun control, according to a report released Wednesday by the Firearms Industry Trade Association (FITA). Using the most recent data from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF’s) Annual Firearms Manufacturing and Export Reports (AFMER) to draw its conclusions, FITA’s report stated there are 422.9 million firearms in civilian possession from 1986 to 2018, along with an estimated 8.1 billion rounds of various firearms calibers and gauges. The report also noted that in a 25 year period between 1993 and 2017, the violent crime...